Mimpei ware powdered tea caddy (natsume)

Maker(s)
Artist: Ogata Shuhei (1788-1839)
Historical period(s)
Edo period, ca. 1834-1835
Medium
Porcelain with enamels over clear glaze
Style
Mimpei ware
Dimensions
H x W: 6.7 x 7.1 cm (2 5/8 x 2 13/16 in)
Geography
Japan, Hyogo prefecture
Credit Line
Gift of Charles Lang Freer
Accession Number
F1900.98a-b
On View Location
Currently not on view
Classification(s)
Ceramic, Vessel
Type

Tea container (natsume)

Keywords
Edo period (1615 - 1868), Japan, Mimpei ware, porcelain, tea
Provenance

Ikeda Seisuke (1839-1900), Kyoto [1]

To 1900
Bunkio Matsuki (1867-1940), Boston, to 1900 [2]

From 1900 to 1919
Charles Lang Freer (1854-1919), purchased from Bunkio Matsuki in 1900 [3]

From 1920
Freer Gallery of Art, gift of Charles Lang Freer in 1920 [4]

Notes:

[1] According to Curatorial Remark 1 in the object record.

[2] See Original Pottery List, L. 814, Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery Archives.

[3] See note 2.

[4] The original deed of Charles Lang Freer's gift was signed in 1906. The collection was received in 1920 upon the completion of the Freer Gallery.

Previous Owner(s)

Ikeda Seisuke 1839 - 1900
Charles Lang Freer 1854 - 1919
Bunkio Matsuki (C.L. Freer source) 1867-1940

Collection Area(s)
Japanese Art
Web Resources
Google Cultural Institute
Rights Statement

Copyright with museum